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Neutropenia as a Complication of Tumefactive Demyelinating Disease

WEBB K; OSORIO M
PM & R , 2018, vol. 10, n° 8, p. 877-879
Doc n°: 188699
Localisation : Documentation IRR

D.O.I. : http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1016/j.pmrj.2017.12.007
Descripteurs : AE3 - SEP

Tumefactive demyelination is an aggressive, localized, generally solitary area of
demyelination that often mimics a neoplasm. We present a case of a 13-year-old
female patient who presented with sudden-onset progressive hemiplegia and
hemianopsia. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain showed tumefactive
demyelination with partial rim of enhancement.
During inpatient rehabilitation,
she developed myalgias, rash, and abdominal and mouth pain with evidence for
severe neutropenia. The neutropenia was determined to be a secondary complication
of the tumefactive disease process. This scenario may be concerning in an
inpatient rehabilitation setting,
as patients share common areas, increasing the
risk of acquired infection while neutropenic.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: V.
CI - Copyright (c) 2018 American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Langue : ANGLAIS

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